July crash of an Asiana Airlines flight at San Francisco International Airport.San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe announced today that his office will not pursue any criminal charges in connection with the death of a Chinese girl in the
Ye Mangyuan, 16, was killed after the July 6 crash of Asiana
Airlines Flight 214. A San Francisco Fire Department truck struck the girl as
she lay injured on the ground, authorities said.
Wagstaffe said there was no criminal culpability for any
individual and called her death "a tragic accident."
Wagstaffe said, "The remarkable efforts of the San Francisco
firefighters and police officers in responding to this very chaotic scene and
in attempting to save hundreds of lives while exposing themselves to
potentially life-threatening circumstances were considered in our review."
He said, "Our conclusion remains that it does not involve criminal
liability in any manner."
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